Obituary of Roger Glennwood Vass
Roger Glennwood Vass, 81, of Salem, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. He was a loving brother, father, husband, uncle, grandfather, and friend. He was a longtime member of Faith Baptist Church in Salem, where he enjoyed being a part of the choir and working in the sound room.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Isaac Vass; his mother, Bessie Mae Cassell Vass; his sister, Lola Woods; and his beloved late wife of 54 years, Dorothy Jane Vass.
He is survived by his two sons, Glenn R. Vass (Sherry) and Buford C. Vass (Roni); and four grandchildren, Danielle, Austin, Katie Jane, and Colton Vass. Also left to cherish his memory are his brother, Garnett Vass (Peggy); his treasured sister in law and most recent caregiver and companion, Genevieve Grubb; and numerous extended family and lifetime friends.
Family will receive visitors on Sunday, November 20th from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road in Roanoke. A service in his memory will be held on Monday, November 21st at 2 pm at Simpson Funeral Home, with graveside ceremony to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road in Roanoke.